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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Law profs compare AT&T/MediaOne (2000) to Comcast-TimeWarner (2014)

Letter from US law profs makes the following damning comparison: "Remarkably, the Road Runner broadband assets in question in 2000 remain Time Warner  Cable’s to this day, while AT&T’s broadband assets were subsequently transferred to Comcast. Thus, the proposed Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger would combine the very broadband  assets that DOJ blocked from combining in 2000." This merger would undo the protections insisted upon in the dying days of the Clinton Presidency....

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